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of tennessee who was one of the senators who got to ask questions of hillary clinton yesterday on the hill. is he satisfied with her answers, and if not, what's next? >>> also, we'll explore a brand new lawsuit that the family of the late football star junior seau has brought against the nfl. they say the sport played a role in his suicide, and the league is partly to blame. our legal panel weighs in, and wait until you hear the very latest in the manti te'o case. all of that as the second hour of "happening now" starts right now. jon: senator john kerry warning iran about its nuclear program but making it clear he would rather use a carrot than a stick. welcome to a brand new hour of "happening now," i'm jon scott. >> and i'm uma in today for jenna lee. senate kerry had confirmation hearings today, telling the panel that iran's nuclear program must be stopped, but he prefer sanctions and diplomacy to military action. describing himself as a recovering member of the supercommittee which tried and failed to cut trillions of dollars from the federal budget, senator kerry called on his longti
. mr. alexander: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from tennessee. mr. alexander: mr. president, i want to thank senator levin for his leadership and senator mccain, senator schumer, cardin, pryor and senator kyl who is now retired from the senate and senator barrasso. we're hopeful that the leaders will be able to recommend to us a set of changes in our rules and procedures and practices that will help the senate operate in a fairer and more efficient way. that's what all of us want. it's surprising how many of us want that. we all worked pretty hard to get here. we all understand we're political accidents. the senator from maine, the senator from arkansas, all of us know that. we're just very fortunate to be here. and while we're here, we'd like to contribute something. and that gets down really to just a couple of things. let's have a committee bill come to the floor, let's make it easy for it to come to the floor, and let us make it easy for senators from the various states and the various points of view to have their say, to offer their amendment, to have it vote
morning, guys. this is what people are waking up to in parts of tennessee. this is a hood of a car. this is all-ice. a quarter-inch of ice. i'm going to show you what's happ happening. some of the freezing rain and freezing advisories. southern kentucky. you see it spreading into virginia and north carolina today. to the north of it, it's all-snow, even for an area that hasn't had a lot of that. chicago, talking about you. and let's go back and show how much you can expect out of this. the amounts that will come out of it. icing for the southern appalachians, nashville, asheville, included. cincinnati in the snow area. three to six inches. some of the higher elevations getting more. and there's cold air to keep it in place. 3 in bradford and pittsburgh. and at saranac lake, 24 below. >> oh. thanks for that, i guess. >>> we have big news on the economy, also from the white house. the stock market is now as high as it was before the recession, approaching new records. all good news for your 401(k). and that comes as president obama fills out his economic team for the second term. let
students from memphis, tennessee. i've seen banners from michigan. they are here as you mentioned to mark the 40th anniversary of roe v. wade. this group, march for life, has been organizing this march since one year after the decision. they continue to come every year. you can see the signs they hold. defend life. they have a series of speakers here and later on they'll march to the supreme court which is their ultimate goal. their ultimate goal is to find a case to challenge roe v. wade. >> do we know if there are cases that are actually in the process of challenging roe v. wade? >> reporter: we know there was one that some thought the supreme court could add to the docket this year. a case out of oklahoma that dealt with personhood laws. abortion opponents in oklahoma wanted to bring to a vote this idea of a personhood law that would mean that life begins at conception that would outlaw all abortions for any reason. the supreme court rejected that. they decided not to add that to the docket. abortion opponents are looking for that perfect case to come to bring to the supreme court that
of the country. heavy rain and flooding wash out roads in parts of west tennessee. public schools and three counties are closed today because buses couldn't get to the students. and the national weather service saying an ef-tornado hit near paducah, kentucky, on saturday. it destroyed one church and blew the steeple off another. we want to check in with alexandra steel. >> good morning you to guys. here it is. here's the cold front. along it is all the rain. you saw that flooding in western tennessee. now that rain is in eastern tennessee. it's along and ahead of a cold front. it is moving eastward. a lot of variety of weather happening be it the fog in the northeast, dense fog advisories there until. >> caller: 8:00 this morning. it will be a morning affair. things will clear out through the afternoon. travel a lot better then. but all the way, look at that from maine to the mid-atlantic, washington and the delmarva have some fog. but really the story, the temperatures. incredibly dramatic, right? you find the front. here it s there is only one little pocket of warmth here. they're wearing
to the tennessee waltz >>> patti page was a star before the rock 'n' roll erand a even sell vis presley couldn't knock her off the charts. she died on new year's day after performing for seven decades and selling more than 7 million records. ♪ how much is that doggy in the window ♪ >> patti page was a pop ian when pop songs sounded like this. ♪ i remember the night ♪ >> beginning in 1948 the woman they called the singing rage scored at least one top 20 hit for 11 straight years including her biggest single "the tennessee waltz." ♪ yes i lost my little darling ♪ >> which stayed at number one for nine weeks in 1950 and '51. ♪ the beautiful tennessee waltz ♪ >> it's one thing to have hits and patti page had plenty of those. it's another thing for your voice to be a defining voice of the era. >> her popularity took her to television where she had broadcasts on all three networks and in 1960s page tried her hand on the big screen appearing in three feature films including opposite burt lancaster. >> when did you stop serving god? >> about two years ago. >> repo
on the roadways, the tennessee river valley, look at all that pink on the radar. it looks pretty, but it's not nice to drive in. north of that area is snow. it was is not a blockbuster event, but we could get one to 4 inches of snow across the ohio river valley into what the northeast. we are seeing the potential for freezing rain and sleet in tennessee and kentucky. the carolinas as well. mainly ranges east of huntsville. good shower activity just south of nashville as well. cleveland, cincinnati, washington dc -- he will get a few inches of snow possibly over the next several hours. freezing rain advisory is in the light purple end ice storm warnings in the darker shade of purple here. through tonight we could get half an inch of ice on the roadways. over trees, on power lines. it will make things very dangerous. it could bring down the power lines and there are reports of accidents near knoxville and bowling green. if you live in those areas, please take care. travel forecast. where is the system going? is pushing eastward. nashville around the freezing mark. there is that pink shaded
, midatlantic and the midwest. tennessee valley and the carolinas also on ice and any reprieve -- well, could still be days away. frigid air also is making life even tougher for victims of superstorm sandy. many still don't even have basic utilities to heat their homes. national correspondent susan candiotti joins me now from staten island. i understand you spoke to a resident there who still can't get home. what is life like for these people right now? >> reporter: it's tough for everybody, randi. you can imagine it's about 15 degrees outside. with the windchill right now, feels about 5. all this cold is adding to the misery of people still recovering from superstorm sandy back on halloween. you look at staten island it's not hard at all to see houses that are still boarded up, debris everywhere, construction workers trying to get things back in shape. larry gonzalez, here's his story. his home was filled, because of the storm surge, with at least four feet of water. not only that, but a few hundred gallons of heating oil ran through his house. and you can still smell it. you can still see s
accumulations of rice along the carolinas and tennessee. >>> manti te'o has admitted he lied to the media and the public after learning that the girl he met online didn't exist. >> the alleged mastermind behind the hoax reportedly posed as the woman on the phone using a female voice. >> hey, babe i'm just calling to say good night. i love you. >> it didn't sound like a man. it sounded, sounded like a woman. >>> protesters clash with police in cairo on the second anniversary of the public uprising that toppled hosni mubarak. >>> a 14-year-old australian boy has been rescued from fast-moving floodwaters in queensland following heavy rain. >>> from l.a. a rescue worthy of hollywood, featured a small dog and a somewhat elaborate zip line system. >>> all that -- >> oh the 450-pound snowmobile lands on his head. >> how are you doing over there, jimmy? i'm just kidding, i don't give a [ bleep ]. >> the next greatest generation will be one of men and women who will fight and die together to protect this nation. >> on "cbs this morning." >> the hope is that we can now finally defea
home killing a man inside. another man died in tennessee when the tree fell on the shed where he was seeking shelter. >>> with that here is your thursday forecast, everybody. hope for a calmer day. that severe weather is moving up the east coast with powerful wind from atlanta to boston. we also have heavy rain in d.c., new jersey, and new york. more than a foot of lake-effect snow around western pennsylvania, upstate new york and michigan. rain and mountain snow in the northwest. 50s from seattle to portland. 15 below zero in fargo. single digits. indianapolis, omaha. 50s and falling in the northeast. >> very different day here than yesterday. for sure. >> yes. another from the, "we wouldn't show it to you if it didn't go in" file. talking basketball here. the high school variety. >> came right at the end of the first half on tuesday. a game between two team from rhode island, here we go. waiting for it. wait for it here. did we see it? yeah, that was senior ben gerard, merville high school, the captain, leading scorer, player of the game. see it again. there, missed it the firs
. high winds also caused problems in parts of kentucky, tennessee and indiana. one death has been reported in nashville where a man was killed when a tree came down on a shed. some of that stormy weather could be on its way here. >> before that, we're going to go to tucker first? we're going to do that? let's go to tucker barnes to get the details on what will be spring like day today. >> thank you, tony. yeah, starting off with temperae s in the 50s across much of the area. one more warm day. upper 60s near 70 and then the g kabosh here. much cooler air on the way. let's get to it and show you the numbers. reagan national 58. temperatures jumped 4 degrees. dulles 61. got a front across the area and that's holding temperatures back. bwi 41. low 40s to mid 60s at the moment. a lot of clouds today and eventually rain showers move in. and the rain when it moves in will be heavy at times during the nighttime hours. most of the day should be cloudy and sun seasonably warm and late this afternoon and tonight the rain moves in. we could be looking for potential of an inch or two. because
temperatures in the northeast and the appalachians and tennessee river valley until monday. all right. look at this. yesterday, it's actually warmed up in saranac lake. yesterday at this time it was 32 below. it's only 14 below in saranac la lake. 3 in binghamton. 9 in state college. jet stream is way down to the south and so washington you're at 27 today. 14 in syracuse and in augusta, maine, 22, detroit. by saturday it starts to make its way a little to the north. temperatures do start to moderate. sunday, we'll actually start to see some changes. detroit gets up to 30. washington, 37. by monday, we're back to normal. jet stream way up to the north. lexington, 54. d.c., 34 degrees. boston will see 39. from the appalachians on into the tennessee river valley and eventually making its way into the northeast by later this evening. savannah? >> al, thanks. >>> there are signs this morning that the economy is thawing out in a big way. the stock market is on a tear, back to prerecession levels and unemployment is at a five-year low. jim cramer is the host of cnbc's "mad money." good to see you,
. >> forecasters expect freezing rain and dangerous accumulations of ice across the carolinas and tennessee. >>> manti te'o is admitting he lied to the media after he admitted the girl oine didn't exist. >> the mastermind reportedly posed as a woman using a see if mail voice. >> i'm just calling to say good night. i love you. >> it didn't sound like a man. it sounded like a woman. >>> protesters clash with police in cairo on the second anniversary of the public uprising after toppling hosni mubarak. >> a 14-year-old australian boy has been rescued from queensland following heavy rain. >>> it featured a small dog and a somewhat elaborate zip line system. >> all that -- >> lands on his head. >> really powerful, not facebook powerful. >> how are you doing, jimmy? i don't really care. it doesn't matter. >> and all that matters. >> fight and protect the nation. >> on "cbs this morning." >> the hope is we can finally defeat the taliban by giving them the silent treatment. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." today vice president joe biden is bringing the battle of the gun c
blackburn, republican from tennessee. i called you "congresswoman," you don't like that, do you? >> it doesn't matter to me. i'm not into titles. you can lead and be effective without a title, and so it doesn't matter, but congressman is grammatically correct because it's not a gender specific job. stuart: i'll never call you congresswoman again. >> ha-ha, it doesn't matter. stuart: the more successful a woman becomes, the more negative is her stereotype and image in the workplace. what do you think? >> yeah, well, you know, there's a lot of truth to that, and throughout my career, stuart, i had times where i had to push forward a little, and then maybe had to step back a little bit. you watch that tempo. you watch the tone, but sometimes people will say, oh, you know, aggressiveness is not good in women, but we like aggressiveness in men. there is, still, today, i think she's right. there's a little bit of that. i think, also, you know, she's right when she talks about women working two jobs. women are the great multitaskers because we are running our home. we are working families, and an i
has been declared in tennessee. for the latest on what is going to be a slow go to work and school this morning, maria molina. >>maria: good morning. a very slow-go across portions of the east because we're dealing with snow, rain and even freezing rain in between those areas. i want to start out with your temperatures for today. remember how it was very cold across portions of the southwestern u.s. and actually unusually mild across portions of the northeast? that's over with. back to normal. 71 for high temperatures today in los angeles. in the northeast, 38 for your high in new york city. it is those cold temperatures that are producing or helping produce snow across portions of upstate new york and pennsylvania. accumulations could be three to five inches of snow. that is going to be across the higher end of accumulations across new england. new york city, right along that rain-snow line so you've been seeing freezing rain along the roadways and sidewalks. kind of a crunchy sound as you're heading towards work. plain rain in philadelphia. southward, freezing rain across parts o
dress. host: to douglas, nashville, tennessee, democratic caller. caller: good morning. host: what are your throughouts on the inaugural address? caller: i thought it was wonderful. i thought the speech was very insightful and i believe that he talked about we the people and together we can do the things he set out to do. host: he talked about social security, climate change, equal rights for gay couples and women. is that your priority list? caller: i'm not sure it's in that order but the president has a hard job and congress has yet to work together with him and i believe that we have good republicans and over 50% of the country agreed with the position of the president and i believe the congress will go along with him eventually. host: give me your priority list, top five, or top three. caller: jobs, education, and for the war to end. host: all right. ok. that was douglas in nashville, tennessee, a democrat there. let's hear the president in his own words talking about the economy and his thoughs on social security and medicare. [video clip brbts >> for we, the people understand
: the senator from tennessee. mr. alexander: i wonder if i might impose a question to the republican leader if he'd retake the floor. mr. mcconnell: i'd be happy to respond. mr. alexander: i want to congratulate the kwepbl for -- congratulate the republican leader for his remarks, but here is my question: we've arrived at a time when we have a newly elected president who's had a fine inaugural day. he has an agenda that heants to follow which he announced in his inaugural address. it's not an agenda but most of us on this side agree with, but he has an agenda he wants to follow in the second term, all of which would ensure in his eyes his legacy as a president. but isn't there one thing that in order to get to that agenda or any other thing he and we have to do, and that is to address that red? and isn't the very best time -- isn't the very best time to do something difficult, something nobody wants to talk about, something that's hard, isn't the best time to do that at a time when we have divided government, a democratic president, a republican house, and 30 or 40 or 50 of us senators on b
. ♪ i remember the night ♪ and the tennessee waltz. >> jon: that song patti page's tennessee waltz one of the best selling recordings of all time we are learning the singer died yesterday. she grew up in oklahoma as clara an fowler. she never wanted to be a singer and told she could sing and things escalated from there. during her career page report recorded more than 1,000 pop and country songs. she made her mark in television first singer to make programs. in 1999 she won her first and only grammy. page and the decades of touring just last year after announcing unspecified health problems. the singer was set to receive a lifetime achievement award from the recording academy next month. pattie page was 85. updating some of our top stories tonight. new york republican congressman peter king says house speaker john boehner has promised votes on super storm sandy relief within two weeks. that's after the house last night cancelled a vote on a relief bill. a new congress begins tomorrow. huge day on wall street. the dow soaring more than 300 points on the first trading day of the new year
to allow firearms. other states want to follow utah's lead. tennessee lawmakers plan to introduce a bill to allow secretly armed teachers in classrooms. ohio leaves the decision up to guns -- of guns up to individual school boards to make that decision. the state's attorney says schools should consider arming their staffers. texas gun laws allow weapons in public schools if they are approved by the school district. a small district in harrold, texas has an undisclosed number of staff members carrying concealed guns. i asked caroline kane about the concerns people might have when you start arming teachers. >> what if you had a parent who objected to it? what position would that put you in? >> well, in the state of utah a parent doesn't have to know about it. teachers can carry a firearm and nobody ever -- they've been doing it for 12 years. i've found out more and more about teachers that do. >> teachers in caroline kane's school who currently carry a weapon are under no obligation to inform parents. i asked caroline if this could pose a problem. >> and the parents are dropping their litt
of letting up. congresswoman marsha blackburn of tennessee says she wanted to start the new year off right, by proposing to cut federal funding for planned parenthood. blackburn reintroduced legislation originally championed by former congressman mike pence. his bill went nowhere, but that wasn't stopping blackburn. the measure would prevent the department of health and human services from allocating funds for family planning assistance. blackburn explained her mission to mike huckabee earlier this week. >> it is the right type of fight to have on so many different levels. we know that planned parenthood is basically big abortion business. >> really? of course, if you are a person who likes to deal in facts, you know that only 3% of planned parenthood's services are abortion services, and no, i say no federal money is used. as for the other 97%, those services include cancer screenings, std screenings, contraceptive services. and one in five women will visit planned parenthood at least once in her lifetime. blackburn's bill will go nowhere, even if the how many times votes on it and it pas
blackburn of tennessee, she too voted no, asked for disaster assistance following a flood in tennessee. louie gohmert. you can always depend on a no vote there. he requested a broader disaster declaration following hurricane ike. jim jordan of ohio, a no vote, requested a disaster declaration after storms in his state. can you believe this? tom price of georgia a no? he voted no for sandy relief? he called for disaster relief after tornadoes. jim sense sensenbrenner. joe wilson of north carolina also a no vote supported usda drought relief to help those farmers out. then there is steve palazzo of mississippi. palazzo represents the coastal region of his state, an area completely devastated by hurricane katrina. palazzo voted no on sandy relief because he says he is worried about the nation's debt. the bigger picture he says is we also have to recognize that we have a financial disaster that is looming in this country that i believe personally in my heart -- in his heart -- is going to be greater than any disaster that has ever hit the u.s. well, when katrina struck back in 2005, this c
to tennessee senator bob corker. he's got a plan that he wants to deal with the debt and entitlements and says president obama is, quote, out of the game in the next round of negotiations. >>> plus, brownout. the defeated massachusetts republican isn't wasting any time going after his most likely democratic obstacle. if brown decides to go back to the senate. he certainly sounds like a candidate. first a look ahead at the president's schedule. he has resumed his vacation in hawaii. will be there for a few more days. so no public events. for now. you're watching "the daily rundown" only on msnbc. [ fishing rod casting line, marching band playing ] [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life. [ whistle blowing ] where do you hear that beat? campbell's healthy request soup lets you hear it... in your heart. [ basketball bouncing ] heart healthy. great taste. mmm... [ male announcer ] sounds good. it's amazing what soup can do. but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels speeds relief to your worst cold s
was against it. tonight, talking points memo reports that the tennessee, the state of tennessee suspended yaeger's carry permit. now he is trying to tone his message down a bit. >> i do not condone anybody committing any kind of felonies unless it's necessary. right now it is not necessary. start working out. start stretching. start practicing. >> yeager is not alone. he is just one in a crowd of extremists who think that they speak for all gunowners across america and second amendment lovers. right wingers at the drudge report compared the president to hitler and stalin. really? yeah. another gun advocate used slavery to make his case against gun control. >> if african-americans had been given the right to keep and bear arms from day one of the country's founding, perhaps slavery might not have been a chapter in our history. >> we'll talk more about slavery and guns in a moment. >>> first, you should know larry ward is pushing a national gun appreciation day. it's on the weekend before martin luther king day. ward claims this is the first gun appreciation day. but we found gun appreciati
, you have to look at west virginia, and west virginia, kentucky, tennessee, that's where he was finding his problems, right? >> where republicans win anyway. the people who vote for republicans in those states are not going to vote for a democrat. it doesn't matter -- >> okay. i'm not going to argue with you except on these points of electoral ledge votes. it used to be until recently we had arkansas, west virginia was a consistently democratic -- let's look at some of the guys on the far right. fear factor. kentucky senator rand paul who wants to run for president is concerned that the president has a king complex. and paul is out there vowing to nullify any executive orders that impede on executive powers, which by the way, has not happened. we used the word nullification. you're talking civil war here. let's watch. >> our founding fathers were very concerned about having a separation of powers. . they didn't want to let the president become a king and so they wanted to say that congress was the one to legislate, not the president. so we have a bill that we're going to introduce early
a real small town in east tennessee. and my mom, who raised three kids on her own, didn't have a college education but she just imbued in me this notion i could do anything i wanted to do. >> how did she do that? just tell you that every day or how do you feel she made -- >> well, she had very high expectations, and let me know that she expected me to do well in school. but when i would talk to her about, i might work in the white house some day or i'm interested in politics or bag lawyer, she never said -- she said, you'll have to study hard and make good grades because you'll need to get a scholarship because i won't be able to afford it. but she never said, -- the sky's the limit was her view. so i did go to law school, and in the early '80s, when i got out of law school, i went back to tennessee to practice, and was going around to law firms, and even at that it point there weren't that many women in the law firm and i had guys who interviewed me sit me down and say, you understand, if you come to the firm you have to try cases, you have to go to court. i said i'm excited about it. a
that he had was this huge technology apparatus, and i went to chattanooga tennessee and i found a company called smart tech. i saw a row for about a year ago in ohio and i asked him about this company. he told me he had never heard of it. well, i find that hard to believe. this is a company that has a history but if you go to all the fronts within fronts and corporate changes and find out who put up the original money, the original money came from two very wealthy republican donors named mercer reynolds and bill dewitt. i research them and in the 80s, they had bailed out george w. bush several times. he had three oil companies in the 80s that went belly-up and each time they came to his rescue. they were also baseball royalty. his father owned the old st. louis browns and they gave bush ownership in the texas rangers which is the only lucrative investment he ever made. he put in $600,000 came away with about $15 million. his company smart tech which started out as part of a legitimate technology company, soon became the republican operation and its all it's all good and well that the repu
president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of the great state of tennessee seems to be regular in form and authentic, and it appears that mitt romney of the commonwealth of massachusetts received 11 votes for president and paul ryan of wisconsin received 11 votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of the state of texas seems to be regular in form and authentic, and it appears that mitt romney of massachusetts received a 38 votes for president and paul ryan of wisconsin received 38 votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of the state of utah seems to be regular in form and order, and it appears that mitt romney of massachusetts received six votes for president and paul ryan of wisconsin received six votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of the state of vermont seems to be regular in form and authentic, and it appears that barack obama of illinois received three votes for president and joseph biden of delaware received three votes for vice p
tennessee where it's going to be difficult -- [inaudible] my observation to general holder was that if we could somehow take the washington focus off of it and put the solution and resources down to our citizen -- [inaudible] washington is going to come in and take their guns. and i think we who are on the front lines are in a better position to convince our local spaces that these plans can be implemented without this great fear of a washington force coming in and taking their guns. it would also allow the administration to come up with a package in which given senator or senates do not wish to have -- if there are ten items coming out of washington and my senators want six but they don't want four, then they can -- [inaudible] so if we could push it down to the local level, i think we could be much more helpful in getting a package passed. because the fear of taking guns away, speaking for tennessee, it's largely a fear of a national government taking the guns away. they can vote me out of of office quick so they feel that they have more control. so if we could give them power, the loca
for hazard does driving around the country. kentucky and tennessee hard kentucky and tennessee hard hit. new york, new jersey and pennsylvania warming centers have opened up. crucial to those trying to recover from superstorm sandy. our weather desk says this arctic blast is going to hang on through the weekend. an ice storm could create havoc in iowa, illinois, and northern missouri on sunday. >>> it's been 540 days since the u.s. lost its top credit rating. what are we doing to get it back? they have started to announce cutbacks. it was announced they have begun laying off 46,000 contract and temporary civilian employees to cut costs. that's what happens. you cut costs, but you can see how much pain that will cause. >>> our fourth story "outfront," the party of stupid. it's not my word but it is the word at least one republican used to describe his own party. at the gop's winter meeting in north carolina. here's louisiana governor and potential 2016 presidential candidate bobby jindal speaking what he sees as the brutal truth last night. >> we've got to stop being the stupid party. and i'm
to weather channel meteorologist mike seidel live in beautiful knoxville, tennessee. although it's still dark there. good morning, mike. where will the worst of the be today? >> reporter: good morning, alex. not here. in fact, let me recap, here, temperatures above freezing. ice yesterday. today, in the 40s. all those areas, parts of kentucky, tennessee, north georgia, the carolinas, that had the ice storm yesterday, highs in the 40s today. roads will improve dramatically. in fact, here all the ice has melted. let me take you back yesterday and get to the forecast. north georgia mountains, atlanta was fine, this is raven county, and skidding out and slipping off the icy roadways on those higher elevations in north georgia, in upstate carolina, we had one fatality, we head to the snow. north of the ice, snow across ohio, into the virginias and mid-atlantic toward new york, near roanoke, virginia, snow last friday and more snow today. most in the one to two inch category. not a big system. not a lot of moisture to work with, and we had snow and spinouts in western pennsylvania, allegheny county
're in the "sideshow" now. another way for republicans to avoid getting support from low-income voters? enter tennessee state senator stacey campfield with this bold proposal. slash welfare benefits for parents whose kids do poorly in school. well, that's right. according to campfield, somehow the threat of less food on the table is the ticket to getting parents to help their kids in school. figure that one out. >>> anyway, something campfield said on this network was catnip for the folks at the tonight show. >>> tennessee state senator stacey campfield advocates he wants legislation that will reduce welfare payments to families if their kids are getting bad grades. they cut their welfare payments if the kids get bad grades. i'm not sure he did that well in school himself. this is a segment we call the botched cliche of the day senator edition. >> well, first off, we're not -- i'm not setting the bar like the kids have to become rocket surgeons. >> rocket surgeons. is that like tree surgeons? >>> next, let's take a look at this headline from the washington times. quote, reagan's home could become a par
issues. >> woodruff: tennessee democrat steve cohen warned about the consequences of not taking the senate deal. >> my district can't afford to wait a few days and have the stock market go down 300 points tomorrow if we don't ghettoing and do something. >> woodruff: later house democratic leaders emerged from a nearly three-hour meeting with vice president biden who helped broker the senate deal. minority leader nancy pelosi called for action. >> we look forward now as we go forward in this day to see what the timing will be for a straight up-or-down vote on what passed 89-8 last night in the united states senate. >> woodruff: house republicans also met and gave no sign they were ready to call a vote on the senate bill. instead majority leader eric cantor said he won't support the measure. and others left open the possibility of changing the bill. and sending it back to the senate. so how will the twists and turns play out? we turn to newshour regular todd zwillich. he's washington correspondent for "the takeaway" on public radio international, and was there for the senate vote
witherspoon and her husband name their baby tennessee. >> what a disappointment. america's sweetheart. moms love her and they hate this name. it's too southern, too offbeat. people expected more from her. >> she's a southern girl. she comes from nashville. it's a nod to her heritage. i don't think it's that bad. alyson hanniga sbchlt and her husband had keeva. what's with that? >> you think you heard it wrong. >> suri grows on you, though. i'll throw that out there. >> jessica simpson has been in the headlines for the pregnancy of 2012. she's pregnant again. let's talk about her first child, maxwell. i guess naming a girl maxwell is the problem? >> that's the problem with maxwell. in the '80s, unisex names were in. they're totally out. this is a girl. don't give her a boy's name. >> kim car dash kardashian. >> don't do the kimye. resist the urge to put them together. >> i don't think they will. >> duchess of cambridge and william. >> we did a survey at baby center. american moms want diana, in honor of the princess. u.k. moms want charlotte. got to go with something clsk and royal. >> i'm
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